Prof. John Nolan discussed sustainable development with The Times Herald-Record in the article “Changes in Beacon alter development.”

Prof. John Nolan was quoted in The Times HeraldRecord article, “Changes in Beacon alter development,” in regards to his expertise in sustainable development and his involvement in the Beacon, Metro-North Railroad transit-oriented development project.

In 2002, Metro-North partnered with the Beacon to make the historically ‘green’ city its first location for transit-oriented development.  Nine years later, after changes in the community, city council and Metro North’s development plan, the project has come to a stand still.

“Its a long process,” says Prof. Nolan, who was brought on as a project adviser to Beacon.  “And ideally, for continuity and order, you need a constituency for sustainable development, a group of people who will stand behind good ideas over time.”

Read the full article here.

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